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Calif. Parents, Educators Oppose Cuts to Early Learning Programs

Parents, education officials and children’s advocates gathered at an Eagle Rock early learning center to oppose further cuts to development programs for California’s youngest and neediest pupils.

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Alaska Education Commissioner Says State Taking Steps to Pursue NCLB Waiver

Alaska's education commissioner said that the state plans to take the steps needed to seek a waiver from provisions of the federal education law No Child Left Behind.

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NYC Grad Rate Hits Record High

New York City set a record in 2011 as 65.5% of its high-school students graduated in four years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

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Maine Education Experiment: Hermon High Students to Earn College Credits

Next fall, 15 technology students from Hermon (Maine) High School will take part in a pilot program that will allow them to earn college credits while working towards their high school diplomas.

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Pennsylvania Education Department Reminds Families of Free Summer Meal Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education kicked off Summer Food Awareness Week, June 11-15, by reminding families of the services provided by the Summer Food Service Program.

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Another Louisiana Teachers' Union Says it Will Sue Over Governor's Education Plan

The Louisiana Association of Educators says it also will file a lawsuit to throw out a set of education changes that Gov. Bobby Jindal pushed and state lawmakers passed.

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Teachscape and Saba Partner to Bring Integrated Talent Management to School Districts Nationwide

Teachscape and Saba have formed an alliance to offer joint customers a unique, competency-based integrated talent management platform, designed to support the development of effective teaching practice. 

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Smithsonian Launches Online Badges Program for Teachers and Students

More than 4,500 students and teachers from 18 countries connected with experts and peers during the live online conference series presented this spring by the Smithsonian SHOUT environmental education program.

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Pioneering Flipped Educators Launch ‘Flipped Learning Network’

Flipped Learning pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams have launched the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization for teachers interested in the Flipped Learning ideology.

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Pearson and eChalk Collaborate to Help Schools With Online Communication and Instruction Management

eChalk announced that Pearson has added the company to its K12 Technology Independent Software Vendor Partner Program.

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